"Pipe Case In Earth, Lower Brittany 1712"
Pipe case in carved wood, furnished with decorative elements in brass and bone that can be linked to productions from Lower Brittany and in particular from eastern Morbihan (possible port work). Initials C and G in two chiseled hearts and AO (Anno) 1712 at the hinge. Bone appliques on each side of the hatch, brass channel to slide a pipe cleaner. Small losses and accidents visible in the photos, good general condition. Rare Louis XIV period model. Many thanks to Alain Le Berre for his help! Dimensions: length 25cm, hatch height 7cm, diameter 1.5 to 2cm Extra charge.